Now Facebook Has Over One Billion Active User

Mark Zuckerberg shared the news this morning. Now Facebook has over one billion active user. He also shared Facebook’s first official Brand video. Keep reading for the video and more details. We also have some interesting statistics at the end of the article.

During Facebook IPO is provided details about its user base. That time it reported have 800 million active user. If the growth rate was increasing then it should not have taken that long. But its very clear that most of the possible people on planet Earth already have Facebook, so Facebook growth decreased. But now its finally One billion. World Largest community and by far not close to any netizen. Now only China & India has more population then Facebook!

With the announcement Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg also shared their first brand video. In the video they tried to focus on all regular day object that connects us like Chairs, doorbells, airplanes, bridges, games. All things that connect us in their language.

Check out the video below

If video does not show up, check it directly in Facebook here

Read whats Mark Zuckerberg has shared on his Facebook wall about this milestone.

Celebrating a billion people is very special to me. It’s a moment to honor the people we serve.

For the first time in our history, we’ve made a brand video to express what our place is on this earth.

We believe that the need to open up and connect is what makes us human. It’s what brings us together. It’s what brings meaning to our lives.

Facebook isn’t the first thing people have made to help us connect. We belong to a rich tradition of people making things that bring us together.

Today, we honor this tradition.

We honor the humanity of the people we serve.

We honor the everyday things people have always made to bring us together:

Chairs, doorbells, airplanes, bridges, games. These are all things that connect us.

And now Facebook is a part of this tradition of things that connect us too.

I hope you enjoy this video as much as we do.

Thanks for helping connect a billion people.

Important things here is Facebook calling One Billion “Active User”. So the definition of “Active User” is important here. Facebook does not focus on number of registered user, it focus on real people using Facebook on regular basis. Here another things to note, Facebook reportedly closed around 80 million fake account starting from September 27, 2012. So after the house cleaning its celebrating One Billion real active user.

Facebook also reveals some other interesting statistical facts like – Facebook has seen 1.13 trillion Likes, 140.3 billion friend connections, 219 billion photos uploaded, 17 billion geo-tagged posts, as well as in excess of 62.6 million songs played a total of 22 billion times.

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